Used Mitchell and Johnson GL1 for $99

On the crowd-funded hybrid electrostatic front, the new condition Mitchell and Johnson GL1 go for $199, but you can cut the price in half by getting them in “Used – Like New” condition (damaged original packaging) for $99~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals. There are five different models on the same listing, so keep that in mind when reading customer reviews and checking answered questions.

Refurb Sony MDR-1000X ANC/BT Over-Ears for $170

If you are going to get the previous generation of a product, it is not a bad idea to go for refurbished, especially if the price difference it not trivial. Which brings us to the Secondipity eBay store offering the manufacturer refurbished Sony MDR-1000X ANC/bluetooth closed-back over-ears for $170 with free shipping in your choice of black or beige color schemes. Limit up to three per customer. They ship from Texas.

Finally: Sennheiser HD 660 S shipping from Amazon actual

If you like to buy your headphones from Amazon actual (not marketplace sellers), the time has come! The new condition open-back over-ear Sennheiser HD 660 S are _finally_ in-stock and shipping from Amazon actual for their starting price of $500 with free Prime shipping.

Philips Fidelio M2L Lightning Connector On-Ears for $60

We have another addition to the Woot Cheap Headphones sale since our post yesterday. They are now offering the new condition Philips Fidelio M2L Lightning On-Ears for $60 with free shipping for Prime members, or +$5 flat for non-Prime members. Limit up to three per customer. The sale ends at the end of February or earlier if sold out.

These have a Lightning connector, so they are only compatible with Apple devices that have that (iPhone 5 and newer, iPad 4 and newer, all iPad Minis and PROs, and iPod Touch 5th generation).

Beats Solo 3 for $135 (refurb) or $155 (open box)

An automatic 20% off discount that appears in the shopping cart (coupon FEBSILVER20 in case of cart issues) at BLINQ until 2/23/18 at 9am eastern drop the price of the following two matte silver Beats Solo 3 Wireless on-ear headphones (model MR3T2LL/A) as follows:

+ Factory Refurbished drops from $169 to $135

+ Open-Box Like New drops from $194 to $155

They offer free shipping and free returns.

Live NOW: BeyerDynamic DT770 PRO (80 ohm) for $130, DT990 PRO (250 ohm) for $150

As teased by NEF last week the sale is now live at newegg flash of the two Beyerdynamic Headphones as follows:

+ Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) Closed-Back for $130

+ Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO (250 ohm) Open-Back for $150

+ both are sold by Electronics EXPO, with free shipping
+ no promo codes, no mail-in rebates
+ offer ends next Wednesday at 12pm ET (or earlier if sold out)

1More at MD Unlocked: Quad IEMs for $150, Triple Driver Closed Over-Ears for $200

A couple of 1More headphones are now fully unlocked at members-only Massdrop and running for the next four days and change (from blog posting date). They will ship in late March from Massdrop, with all sales final. No mention of warranty in the listing. Free US shipping. The IEMs are restricted to US and Canada per the listing.

+ 1More Quad Driver IEMs for $150

+ 1More Triple Driver Over-Ear Closed-Back for $200
+ these were revealed at CES 2018 with a starting price of $250. If you are not interested in Massdrop, we are tracking them in our New Headphones Tracker

Bose Soundlink Bluetooth On-Ears for $160 [Costco]

Your membership dollars at work! Costco is offering the new condition Bose Soundlink Bluetooth On-Ears for $160 with free shipping. Non-members can buy it with a 5% surcharge, which is still cheaper than the $180 price of Amazon.

Open Box Used Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Over-Ears for $74

Getting the Innerfidelity blessing is helping the Sennheiser HD 4.40 bluetooth over-ear headphones keep their prices at a profitable margin, but if you don’t want to wait for another sale (they were a $100 Amazon deal of the day in late November 2017), there is an alternative, you can get them in “Used – Like New” open-box condition by BLINQ through Amazon Warehouse Deals for $74~ with free shipping.

Speaking of the HD 4.* series and Blinq, they have the HD 4.20s closed-back over-ears wired in “Used – Like New” open-box condition for $41~ with free shipping through Amazon Warehouse Deals. We actually have a text and pictures unboxing of these. Their thick earpads are their #1 feature.

Both ship directly from Blinq and are not Prime eligible…

Marshall Major II Bluetooth On-Ears for $58 to $61 w/FS

A marketplace seller has triggered a price-match by the Amazon price bots for the new condition black color scheme of the Marshall Major II Bluetooth On-Ears. The marketplace seller price is $58~, while Amazon’s own price is $61 with free shipping. Since this is a bot price-match, expiration time unknown. Only the black color scheme is on sale like this.

On the same listing they also have the wired non-bluetooth model, so if you are reading customer reviews and answered questions, make sure you read/filter for the intended one.

House of Marley Rebel On-Ears for $10

Music is said to have life and color but what about the headphones? IF you want something that brightens things up (color wise, not music wise) the new condition House of Marley Rebel closed-back on-ears, in the Rasta color scheme, model EM-FH041-RA, are going for $10 in new condition by a marketplace seller with the order fulfilled by Amazon so free 2-day shipping for Prime members.

On the other hand, if you prefer a lower price but an unassuming color, the grey color scheme is available in “Used – Very Good” condition for the very specific price of $6.86 by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual (with free 2-day Prime shipping; it’s not marked as an Add-On as of the time of writing).

KOSS KPH30i Rhythm Lightweight On-Ears for $20 + S&H [MD]

The PortaPRO is not the only retro popular KOSS headphone. At least at Massdrop, the new condition Koss KPH30i Rhythm Beige Lightweight On-Ears is popular enough that they brought back the drop, going just like before for $20 plus shipping. They come with the famous KOSS limited lifetime warranty as Koss and Massdrop are co-operating. All sales are final however.

They will be shipped in late March 2018 by Massdrop. They come with a non-detachable dual-entry cable with mic/remote. This runs for the next four days and change (from blog posting date).

[DEAD] V-Moda Crossfade II (apt-X Rose Gold) + $120 Gift Card for $350

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Refurbished JBL Synchros Chrome Edition (Powered) for $90 with FREE 2nd Day Air

The official JBL store is offering the recertified JBL Synchros Chrome Edition closed-back over-ear powered headphones for $90 with free 2nd day air shipping. All headphones and speakers of $19.95+ get this free 2nd day promotion in the shopping cart (select appropriate option).

These are powered using JBL’s “Live Stage” technology/buzzword, but they are not bluetooth or ANC. The powering is done by two AAA batteries [you can get a 12 AmazonBasics rechargeables for $12].

Refurbished AKG N60 NC On-Ears for $100 w/free 2nd day air

The official Harman Audio online store is offering the recertified AKG N60 NC On-Ears for $100 with free 2nd-day air delivery. These are closed-back on-ears with active noise cancelling but no bluetooth. Limit two units per customer at the sale price.

[DEAD] Beats Studio 3 Wireless for $230

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Used Sony MDR-Z7 Closed Over-Ears for $387

And now something used. If you want/need the Sony MDR-Z7 closed-back over-ears, they are currently available in “Used – Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections, damaged original packaging) for $387~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. The previous link shows the summary/default. This link shows only the used options, and there’s a second one by AWD actual, “Used – Like New” for $439~.

If you don’t mind imported new condition models (no Sony USA warranty) they go for $500 by a couple of sellers at amazon.com.

Sony MDR-100 AAP H.Ear Closed Over-Ear for $110

More Guitar Center action, the black color scheme of the new condition Sony MDR-100 AAP headphones, part of the “H.Ear” line are on sale for $110 with free shipping during the President’s Day weekend. Free store pickup where available/possible. Only the black color scheme is on sale.

Speaking of which, they are also offering the new condition Sony MDRXB950AP/H Extra Bass wired closed-back over-ears for $60 with free shipping and handling as part of the same promotion.

Sony MDR-1A Closed Over-Ears down to $150

A second generation of the Sony MDR-1A, to be called the “M2” was revealed at CES 2018 and is coming later this year with a starting price of $300.

If you don’t want to wait, or pay the full “new release” price, fear not. The first generation model, the MDR-1A is on sale in new condition during the President’s Day weekend for $150 with free shipping at Guitar Center. Also available is free store pickup where possible/available.

The 1A is a closed-back over-ear unpowered headphone. The powered model is the 1A-DAC.

If you want to pay even less, it is available in certified refurbished condition for $120 with free shipping by Secondipity thru Amazon

Now shipping: the new B&O Play H8i and H9i headphones

I just updated the New Headphones Tracker and we have good news for fans and early adopters of the new B&O Play H-series headphones. Both color schemes of each of the new H8i and H9i are in-stock and ready to ship at their starting price of $399 and $499 respectively at Amazon by Amazon actual. This is the B&O Play H8i listing and this is the B&O Play H9i listing. Each listing has both colors on it.

These were announced at CES 2018 and they are charged by USB-C, not microUSB, so a plus if prefer the new way of things. The H9i is over-ears, while the H8i is on-ears. Both have ANC and bluetooth, and “Transparency mode” which lets you listen in to the “real world”.

Open box Sony MDR100 H.Ear Bluetooth On-Ears for $115

This is a while supplies last promotion. As of the time of writing, there are 14 units available of the open-box closeout Sony MDR100 H.Ear On-Ear with Bluetooth and NFC going for $115 with free shipping at BuyDIG

Sony H800 H.Ear On 2 Mini Wireless for $147

On the smaller side of bluetooth on-ears, the new condition Sony H800 H.Ear On 2 Mini Wireless Closed-Back On-Ears, model WHH800/B (/B = black color scheme) are on sale for $148 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price. They average 3.9 out of 5 based on 14 customer reviews.

Audio Technica ATH-WS770 IS GM for $71 [Premier] or $83

If you are a member of NewEgg Premier, you get a deal! The new condition Audio Technica ATH-WS770ISGM Solid Bass Closed-Back Over-Ears in the gray metal color scheme (GM) go for $71 with free shipping for NewEgg Premier members. Non-members pay $11.64 for shipping and handling.

If you don’t like paying for shipping, these go for $83 in new condition with free shipping by Amazon actual (in either color scheme; the other one is Black-Red (BRD)) and also at Dell Home (if you have any Dell promotional gift cards, that’s one way to spend them).

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[DEAD] VModa Crossfade Wireless + $80 Gift Card for $200

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[DEAD] VModa Crossfade II Wireless + $130 Gift Card for $330

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[DEAD] 20% off newly-released Monoprice Closed Planars (M1060C, M565C) and more!

This 4-day weekend coupon expired…

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[DEAD] AKG K553 Closed Over-Ears for $89 w/free S&H

This daily deal expired but it returns every few weeks at Musician’s Friends, so if you missed it, wipe those tears away 🙂

Don’t stop AKGing! The last time it was a daily deal it went for $99, now we have a new low: the new condition AKG K553 PRO closed-back over-ear is the Musician’s Friend Deal of the Day going for $89 with free shipping until Monday at 8am eastern (or earlier if sold out). This is one of multiple K5** options, so if you are not familiar with them, google them around. The price is certainly right on this one though.

Bose Quiet Comfort 25 ANC Over-Ears for $160 [limit 3]

If you have been trying to catch it on sale for $160, it is going for $160 with free shipping sold and shipped by Amazon actual as of the time of writing with up to three pairs per customer. “It” refers to the new condition Bose Quiet Comfort QC25 closed-back over-ear active noise cancelling headphones. These do not have bluetooth/wireless. This is the black color scheme with the iOS remote buttons.

This is not related to the Bose, but it is also on sale at Amazon and I don’t want to create a separate post for it, it is the new condition Syncwire Toslink digital optical audio cable going for $6.07 with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. This is a lightning deal running until 9:30pm eastern or earlier if sold out. It is 8% claimed as of 4:44pm ET.

Beyerdynamic Custom “i” On-Ears for $23 w/free S&H [limit 3]

You can’t go wrong with this price if you need a pair of closed-back on-ears that come with lots of accessories and enable you to listen to two different sources at the same time without any additional hardware. They also have a 3-position bass slider that changes the sound signature.

Running until Monday night (or earlier if sold out), you can get the new condition closed-back Beyerdynamic Custom “i” On-Ears for $23 with free shipping. All you have to do is press “add to cart” to see the prices. There is no coupon and no rebate. You just proceed to checkout and pay $23. Limit up to three pairs per customer. These are sold and shipped by NewEgg actual, not iffy marketplace sellers.

I haven’t seen the “Custom i” model, but it looks very similar to the “Custom Street” which I have and here we have a review diary and a text and pictures unboxing of these right here!

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The “Street” in the name and the box picture are foreshadowing that these are designed to grab a hold of your head (so they won’t fall off while skating?)…

I need to develop a reviewing process because my current “hippie” approach of doing things is not very productive review-wise 🙂

Monoprice M1060C Closed Planars for $264 w/FS after coupon

Double surprise planar fiends! It’s not just the M565C Closed that are eligible for the Monoprice 4-day weekend coupon 20DAY that is 20% off on purchases of $150+, it also works on the brand new and just released Monoprice M1060C Closed-Back Planars, dropping them from $330 to $264 with free standard US shipping! Offer good until Monday night or earlier if sold out!

Also eligible for the coupon is the just released Monoprice 29516 cable dropping from $15 to $12 (as long as your order total is $150+). This is a 6ft 2.5mm to 3.5mm cable that works with both the open and closed versions of the M1060 and M565.

Monoprice M565C Closed Planars for $184 w/FS after coupon

Mega surprise dear audio friends! The Monoprice 4-day weekend coupon 20DAY that is 20% off on purchases of $150+ works on the brand new and just released Monoprice M565C Closed-Back Planars, dropping them from $230 to $184 with free standard US shipping! Offer good until Monday night or earlier if sold out!

NewEgg President’s Day: KEF M500 for $130, Beats Solo 3 for $180, Yamaha C200 for $5

Newegg has ushered out their President’s Day offers and among them they have some headphones as well:

+ KEF M500 On-Ears (white) for $130 after “Add to cart” (no login or promo code needed)

+ Beats Solo 3 Wireless for $190 in black (no promo code)

+ Yamaha EPC-C200 in-ears for $4 (no promo code)

[DEAD] Audio Technica ATH-AD900X for $131 after coupon

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Sennheiser HD 660 S shipping Saturday from Amazon actual

If you prefer to buy audiophile-level headphones from Amazon actual, and not from any of the many marketplace sellers there (authorized or not), and you want to buy the new Sennheiser HD 660 S, we have good news for you! Amazon actual estimates that they will have it in-stock on February 17, Saturday! This as of the time of writing ~ as time goes by, the estimates change…